Qualcomm unveils its new 5G-focused Snapdragon 855 chip

Brad Stephenson

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chip

Qualcomm officially announced their Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform today during the first day of their Snapdragon Tech Summit.

These new Snapdragon 855 chips will feature sub-6 GHz and mmWave support, 4th-generation on-device AI engine, true 4K HDR video capture, cinema-grade photography capabilities, and a 3D Sonic Sensor.


Few other technical details were revealed about Qualcomm’s new chips with the focus instead being on promoting the benefits of 5G connectivity that they’ll be able to provide such as improved AR experiences, better online gaming, and more seamless live translation services.

More information on the Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform is expected to be announced over the coming days.

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